House Cleaning, Stain Removal & Other Tips

Your Resource For DIY Cleaning Tips!

There is an art and a science to keeping your house clean and in cleaning your home completely, thoroughly and efficiently. And just like the professionals, who have seen the worst of the worst dirt and grime, House Cleaning Central has a variety of house cleaning tips and tricks to clean it all.

If you don't know how, it's difficult to remove stains without also ruining the stained items, and to have an organized home that doesn't take hours to complete and then burns you out completely in the process. (Not to mention, is out of control, dirty, cluttered and unorganized again in short order!)

We are here to provide you with useful, realistic house cleaning tips, stain removal and organizing tips, the best cleaning products and even some equipment reviews to help you clean like a professional. Everyone wants to get the most out of cleaning; our valuable tips will help make your house shine, your laundry fresh, and clean and organize every corner of your home.

Upholstered Furniture Cleaning Tips.

Removing Upholstery Stains

Upholstery Cleaning and Stain Removal Tips If you have a sofa, chair, loveseat, or some other type of upholstered furniture that is in good condition but just dirty, these upholstery…

Family Hands Intertwined - Cleaning House as a Team.

Tips to Clean Your Home As a Team

Tips to Clean Your House and Getting the Whole Family Involved Generally speaking, when you think of a “household”, you tend to think of a house and everything in it,…

Cleaning a Smelly Washing Machine.

Cleaning and Deodorizing a Smelly Washing Machine

How to Clean and Deodorize a Smelly Washing Machine A smelly washing machine does not make any sense at all. I wash laundry in our washing machine. (I know, duh!)…

Rubber Backed Bathroom Floor Mat.

How to Wash Bathroom Rugs with Rubber Backing

Washing and Drying a Floor Mat with Rubber Backing Bath mats are standard items most of us use in our bathrooms. Many of us use the non-skid type that has…

Cleaning Tips Save On Time

Let's admit it – there aren't many of us that like spending time doing chores but if you're looking for a greener more efficient way of cleaning, tackling stains, or need help with organization methods - check out our long list of housecleaning tips to get your house sparkling and to keep it that way.

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Stain Removal Tips

Calligraphy Pen that can Leak and Cause Stains.

How to Remove Water-Based and Permanent Ink Stains

How to Remove Pen Ink Stains I hope I’m not the only one who hates ink stains. It always seems like my pens leak all…

Two Pens that can Leave Behind Ink Stains.

Removing Ink Stains

Ink Stains and Ink Stain Removal Removing ink spots and stains can be a real challenge. One mistake is applying a strong solvent first, and…

Burning Candle and How to Remove the Wax if Spilled.

Removing Candle Wax Stains from Carpet

Tips for Removing Candle Wax Keeping carpets clean and free of stains is a chore especially when there are pets, children, dinner parties or game…

Person Holding Candle. How to Remove Candle Wax.

Candle Wax Stain Removal

Candle Wax Stain Removal Spilled candle wax is a common problem. I’ve blown too hard when blowing out a candle and blew melted wax onto…

Homemade Cleaning Products

Starched and Pressed Mens Shirt and Coat.

Homemade Spray Laundry Starch

How to Make Your Own Spray Laundry Starch If you love the way your shirt looks after getting it back from the dry cleaners, you’ll be happy to know that…

Starched Shirts Hanging in a Closet.

How to Make and Use Laundry Starch

Making Laundry Starch and How to Use It Who doesn’t like a crisp white shirt? While a heavily starched shirt may not be as comfortable as a more natural feeling…

Laundry Room with Washer, Dryer and Homemade Detergent.

Making Your Own Laundry Detergent

Laundry Room with Washer, Dryer and Homemade Detergent.

Make Your Own Home Made Laundry Detergent

Most people make their own laundry detergent at home because they want to save money, they have an allergy to a commercial detergent or they’re concerned about the environmental impact of commercial soaps.

To make your own homemade laundry detergent, you’ll need the following things then follow the steps below:

Home Organization Tips

Pencils and Brushes Used in Organized Craft Room.

Craft Room Organization

Organizing a Craft Room Organizing a craft room can be a fun and rewarding project, as it helps create a productive and inspiring space for creative activities. Most of us…

A Clean and Organized Closet.

Closet Organizing

Organizing – One Closet at a Time Have you had ideas (or dreams!) of cleaning and organizing your closet lately? Almost everyone wants to but at some point or another,…

A Young Girl with a Surprised Look on Her Face.

Organizing Tips for Your Kids Room

How to Keep the Kids Bedroom Clean There are many reasons for organizing rooms. For one we can find what we’re looking and where it is. And another is cleaning…

Clothing and Laundry Tips

Washing Laundry, Stain Removal and Water Temperature Tips.

Cleaning Laundry Tips

Laundry and Stain Removal Tips We all love wearing and enjoying the smell of clean clothes but for many people, the sheer quantity, and hassle…

Laundry Washing Tips.

Laundry Cleaning Tips

The Basics of Doing Laundry If you are new to doing your own laundry, let me tell you it does not have to be a…

Man Giving the Thumbs Up to His Clean White Tshirt

Laundry 101: Part 2 – Removing Stains – Different Stains, Different Cleaning Solution

What Mom Didn’t Tell You about Removing Stains After many years of cleaning, we’ve learned some important things about the cleaners we use, and this…

Business Man Eating Jelly Donut Slopping Jelly on Tie.

Laundry 101: Part 1 – Stains – Stain Types and Removal Methods

Everything Your Mom Didn’t Tell You About Stains No matter how hard you try to keep up with it, the fact is there will always…